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  • Jul 24 2013
  • 24 Jul 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: The Colby College Museum of Art

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis visits the Colby College Museum of Art and speaks with Elizabeth Finch, the Lunder curator of […]

  • Jul 9 2013
  • 9 Jul 2013

Chinese Qianlong Celadon Jade Censer to Pace Crescent City Auction

NEW ORLEANS – An 18th-century Chinese Qianlong celadon jade censer with a pre-sale estimate of $15,000-$25,000 and items from the living estate of iconic New […]

  • Jun 27 2013
  • 27 Jun 2013

Treasures That Aren’t: The Most Faked Collectibles

In antiques and collectibles, you’ve got your share of frauds and scams. We’ve been shocked by stories of imposters who can create “authentic” paintings by […]

  • Jun 25 2013
  • 25 Jun 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Fabergé Revealed at the Peabody Essex Museum

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis hosts a fascinating discussion with Dean Lahikainen, Peabody Essex Museum’s Carolyn and Peter […]

  • May 15 2013
  • 15 May 2013

Cigar Store Indians: The Original Tobacco Advertising Pitchmen

In the 1600s, ships traversed the Atlantic Ocean as businessmen in England looked to expand commerce and consumption of tobacco from America to Europe. The […]

  • May 2 2013
  • 2 May 2013

The Kentucky Derby: The Race for the Roses is a Collectibles Treasure Trove

The 2015 running of the Kentucky Derby will mark the 141st race in the event’s history. Annually held in Louisville, Ky., the race is the […]

  • Apr 10 2013
  • 10 Apr 2013

Ask a Worthologist: The Erté Bronze

Debra B. picked up a figure at a charity auction and has done some research on her own, but she’s puzzled about values for it. […]

  • Feb 11 2013
  • 11 Feb 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Hey Wally, What Kind of Sculptures do You Do?

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis visits with Tony Dow. Does that name ring a bell? You may remember […]

  • Jan 22 2013
  • 22 Jan 2013

Damien Hirst’s Natural History Series: Will it Pass the Test of Time?

After a recent WorthPoint article about collecting deteriorating pieces of royal wedding cakes, including a 172-year-old morsel from Queen Victoria’s ceremony, I wondered about other […]

  • Oct 4 2011
  • 4 Oct 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Art Deco ‘Fayral’ Figurine

Anne P. has an interesting figurine that she bought at a silent auction fundraiser last month. She bid on it because it was the only […]